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GIMP Layer Groups Everything You Need to Know Tutorial

GIMP Layer Groups: Everything You Need to Know

Next up in this GIMP Layers series, I’ll be covering the topic of layer groups. This feature is as much of a way to keep your layers organized in GIMP as it is a way of being...
GIMP Layer Masks: Everything You Need to Know Tutorial

GIMP Layer Masks: Everything You Need to Know

In my last GIMP Help article, I covered the topic of layer transparency in GIMP – explaining that parts of a layer can be erased to reveal either a color (when no alpha...
GIMP Help: Remove JPEG Logo Background in GIMP Tutorial Article

Remove a White Logo Background and Make it Transparent in GIMP

Have a logo with a white background, but need it to be transparent? This is a common problem with business owners and graphic designers. Logos saved as a JPEG usually come with...
Install Fonts in GIMP for MAC Tutorial by Davies Media Design

How to Install Fonts in GIMP for MAC

I wrote a post some time ago about how to install fonts in GIMP, though I only covered how to do it in Windows. This left a lot of you requesting how to install fonts on a MAC...
Download and Install GIMP for MAC

How to Download and Install GIMP 2.10 for MAC

On a MAC and looking to use GIMP? Great news! GIMP is not just for Windows and Linux users. In fact, as of recently, GIMP actually has better development support for its MAC...
GIMP layers Layer Transparency Help Article

GIMP Layers: Layer Transparency

As has already been discussed briefly in this series, layers can contain transparency to a varying degree, or they can be totally opaque. This is an important concept because...
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GIMP Layers: Create New Layers From Images (3 Methods)

In the first and second GIMP layers tutorials that I created for this series, I have been working with layers that are filled in or have been painted on with a single color....
GIMP Layers Layer Stacking Order Tutorial

GIMP Layers: Layer Stacking Order

In my last GIMP Help article covering the layers concept, I provided an introduction to the GIMP layers panel by showing you how to create a new layer. In this article, I’ll...

How to Save as JPEG in GIMP

In this GIMP Help article for beginners, I'll be showing you how easy it is to save your compositions or images in GIMP as a JPEG. The Problem Let's say, hypothetically, that...
GIMP Eraser Tool Not Working? Here's How to Fix It in GIMP 2.10

GIMP Eraser Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

Is your GIMP eraser not working? This can be a simple fix depending on the problem you are experiencing. What the Eraser Tool Does For starters, the eraser tool allows you to...

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